The Hidden Gem of Bali: Pemuteran

The Hidden Gem of Bali: Pemuteran

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Pemuteran is located in the North West of Bali. It is the ideal spot to escape the crowds in Ubud and travel somewhere lesser trodden than southern Bali. Pemuteran is a small fishing village with aqua blues on one side and towering mountains on the other. Due to the earthquakes that struck the Gili Islands, I ended up changing my trip last minute and was lucky enough to spend a week exploring the peaceful area of Pemuteran. Read this guide to find out why Pemuteran should be added to your next Bali trip!
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Pemuteran Bay Festival

Pemuteran Bay Festival

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Pemuteran Coastal Village is aimed and recognized  as model of best practices for  Community Based Village Ecotourism as an effective tools for conservation of living landscape of nature and culture.
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Trance Dance Pemuteran

Trance Dance Pemuteran

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After sharing with our guest house owner, Taruna, that we not only enjoyed gamelan (bronze Balinese orchestra), but we have also played, he invited us to a trance dance ceremony to bless a new village temple that was to be performed that night in the village. Perhaps not sure if we were aware of the rare opportunity this was, he continued, “You will not find this on any stage or at any show. It is private for this village.” It felt like he was saying that this was the real deal and my excitement grew. The sudden recollection of a video I saw about this ceremony way back in college in my Gamelan and Music of the World courses led me to warn Mindy that “things might get crazy.” As…
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